Mantras and rules have been compiled in Yajurveda for compliance at the time of sacrifice. In Yajurveda, a compilation of rules and regulations of Yagya is found and sacrifice method is also described in Yajurveda, it is a Veda which is in both prose and verse.
Important Features of Yajurved
Yajurveda is also called ritualistic Veda because of the compilation of rules or regulations in Yajurveda. Yajurveda has two parts, Shukla Yajurveda and Krishna Yajurveda. We can understand that Shukla Yajurveda is only in verse whereas Krishna Yajurveda is in both prose and verse.
यजुर्वेद मैं नियमों या विधान ओं का संकलन मिलने के कारण यजुर्वेद को कर्मकांडी वेद भी कहा जाता है यजुर्वेद के दो भाग हैं शुक्ल यजुर्वेद तथा कृष्ण यजुर्वेद हम यह समझ सकते हैं कि शुक्ल यजुर्वेद केवल पद में हैं जबकि कृष्ण यजुर्वेद गद्य एवं पद्य दोनों में हैं